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Volunteer Spotlight: Barbara Costa

Volunteer Spotlight: Barbara Costa
December 3, 2021

Meet Barbara Costa, a volunteer in Lunch Break NJ’s busy donor office. Barbara helps to log donations and process receipts for our generous donors. The office is almost always bustling — people coming and going — so an organized multitasking volunteer like Barbara has much to do during her shift. Thank you to Barbara and our 2,000-plus volunteers for all... View Article

Thank you to the Metrovation “elves” for Decorating our Front Entrance

Thank you to the Metrovation “elves” for decorating our front entrance
December 2, 2021

Thank you to the Metrovation “elves” for decorating our front entrance for the holidays! This is a special time of year at Lunch Break, and having such cheerful decorations on our front door brings smiles to the faces of all those who enter our building. We are grateful, as always, for community partner Metrovation’s support in helping us to provide... View Article

It’s Time For our December Coat Give-Aways

It’s Time For our December Coat Give-Aways
December 2, 2021

It’s time for our December coat give-aways. Find your winter coat or, perhaps, a sweater, at our clothing give-aways on Saturday, Dec. 4th and 18th at Lunch Break, 121 Drs James Parker Blvd., Red Bank. Hours are 10 a.m.-noon. Masks are required please. Remember to bring your own tote bags.

Thank You to Moms Helping Moms for the Diaper Donation

Thank You to Moms Helping Moms for the Diaper Donation
December 2, 2021

Thank you to Moms Helping Moms for the kind and necessary diaper donation for our families with infants and young children. Diapers often are among the most-requested items because they are difficult to afford when you are on an extremely limited budget. Moms Helping Moms recognizes this and has continually supported our infant and child programs. We couldn’t do what... View Article

We Made Our Goal!

We Made Our Goal!
December 1, 2021

The “star rating” of most of the hotels on the island corresponds to the declared category, the hotels are distinguished by a high level of service and a wide range of services. At the same time, they are focused on guests with a wide variety of income levels, so finding a budget room, if desired, will not be difficult. Thus,... View Article

This Dynamic Duo Hosted a Holiday Gift Card Fundraiser for Lunch Break

This Dynamic Duo Hosted a Holiday Gift Card Fundraiser for Lunch Break
December 1, 2021

Thanks to Glen Goldbaum of Lambs and Wolves salon in Red Bank and Liz Sheridan of POE Fair Haven for hosting a Holiday Gift Card fundraiser for Lunch Break! The dynamic duo partnered to raise $700, which will be used to purchase gift cards for families in need so they can celebrate the joy of the season. Lambs and Wolves... View Article

Thank You Soup Kitchen 411 for Delivering 400 Meals

Thank You Soup Kitchen 411 for Delivering 400 Meals
December 1, 2021

Thank you to Soup Kitchen 411 for delivering 400 meals, courtesy of Bay Way Catering of Linden, to help Lunch Break feed the hundreds of financially and food insecure families who rely on our kitchen and pantry for their next meal. We couldn’t do what we do without help from our community partners! The actual prevalence regarding sexual perform problems... View Article

Thanks to The Fort Athletic Club for Promoting Lunch Break’s Holiday Gift Card Program

Thanks to The Fort Athletic Club for Promoting Lunch Break's Holiday Gift Card Program
November 29, 2021

Thanks to The Fort Athletic Club, Coach Shempy and his crew (and his pal, The Dude!) for promoting Lunch Break’s Holiday Gift Card program for our families in need during the recent Mid Monmouth Basketball Tournament. Players and their families generously contributed so that our children could experience the joy of the holiday season. We can’t thank community partner The... View Article

Ellen Guerrero Dropped Off these Holiday Bags

Ellen Guerrero Dropped Off these Holiday Bags
November 29, 2021

Ellen Guerrero of Westminster Nature Preschool in Middletown dropped off these holiday bags filled with all the good stuff — stuffing, cranberry sauce, muffin mix and, of course, ingredients for a cake complete with frosting! Donated in time for Thanksgiving, they also are the gift that keeps on giving throughout the holiday season. Thank you to Eleanor and the Westminster... View Article

Happy Hanukkah

Happy Hanukkah
November 28, 2021

To our dear friends and extended family, we wish you peace, joy, hope and many blessings.